Posts Tagged ‘Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts’

Profiling the Experience of a Residency // Spring Residents at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

By Joel Kuennen In April, I flew over a bloated, sluiced Missouri River to Omaha, Nebraska to be THE SEEN’s first Critic-in-Residence at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. I emerged from the sandstone-colored airport to meet Davina, their Communications Director, who ferried me past the former Conagra headquarters that sprawls around the public Heartland[…]


By Joel Kuennen A braid of moving blankets flow down the wall and serpentines flush over the floor through Alison O’Daniel’s exhibition, Heavy Air, at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. The braid serves both as a path and a barrier, with visitors gingerly stepping on or over composite foam pads. Their purpose in the[…]

THE SEEN Critic-in-Residence in Partnership with Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

  THE SEEN is pleased to announce a Critic-in-Residence program in partnership with the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. Staff Writer Joel Kuennen is to serve as the first Critic-in-Residence from April 8–12, 2019. While in residence, Kuennen will visit Spring 2019 artists-in-residence in their studios at Bemis and engage in a high level of critical discourse. He will[…]